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Holly Grove

Other OS name in the Parish of Market Drayton

Historical Forms

  • Holygrave 1738,75 SBL4247,52

Etymology

, 1785SBL 4331 : probably Holygrave 1738, 75SBL 4247 , 52 , from grǣfe , variant of grāf(a) ' grove ' .